WBJEE 2020: Answer Key (Released), Result, Score Card

By | May 13, 2020
WBJEE

What is WBJEE 2020?

WBJEE stands for West Bengal Joint Entrance Exam and is conducted by the West Bengal Joint Entrance Examinations Board to take in admissions into engineering, agriculture, architecture, and pharmacy courses in the colleges and government universities of West Bengal. The board was established in 1962 primarily to conduct Common Entrance Examinations for Undergraduate Level Engineering Courses in the state. The WBJEE examination has been conducted on 2 February 2020. The answer key has been released on 17 February 2020. The results are expected to be released in the third week of June 2020.

Exam Highlights

Name of the Exam West Bengal Joint Entrance Examination (WBJEE)
Conducting Organization WBJEE Board (WBJEEB)
Date of Exam 2 February 2020
Exam Level State-Level
Mode of Application Online
Mode of Exam Offline
Courses Offered Engineering, Pharmacy, and Architecture
Number of Seats Available 34125
Helpdesk 18001023789/ 18003450050
 Official Website wbjeeb.nic.in

Exam Dates

Release of WBJEE 2020 official notification 17 October 2019
Publication of information brochure and complete details 17 October 2019
WBJEE application form available on 18 October 2019
Last date of filling the online form including payment and downloading confirmation page 13 November 2019
Application Correction Window 14 to 16 November 2019
Downloading of admit card 24 January 2020
WBJEE Exam Date 2 February 2020
Release of WBJEE Answer Key 17 February 2020
Raise objections in WBJEE Answer Key 17 February 2020 to 19 February 2020 (11:59 pm)
Result  3rd week of June 2020. (tentative)

Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wish to register for the WBJEE exam must check the eligibility criteria first. It is as given below:

  • Domicile

    • The candidate applying for WBJEE 2020 must be a citizen of India.
  • Age Limit

    • The candidate’s age should be a minimum of 17 years as on 31 December 2020. There is no upper age limit applicable for appearing in the WBJEE 2020.
    • However, for admission to the Marine Engineering Course, the lower age limit is 17, and the upper age limit is a maximum of 25 years as on 31 December 2020.
  • Educational Qualifications

Engineering Pharmacy
The candidate must have qualified class XI examination from a recognized board. The candidate must have qualified the class XI examination from a recognized board.
The candidate must have cleared the qualifying exams of Physics and Mathematics along with Biology/Biotechnology/Chemistry/ Computer Science/Computer Application as a compulsory subject. The candidate must have cleared the qualifying exams of Physics and Chemistry along with Mathematics/Biology/Biotechnology/Chemistry/ Computer Science/Computer Application as a compulsory subject.
Aggregate marks should be 45% in all the three subjects taken together (40% for reserved category candidates). The candidate must have obtained at least 45% marks (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B/OBC-C/PwD in the three subjects (Physics + Chemistry+ Optional Subject)
The candidate must have secured a minimum of 30% in XII in English. The candidate must have secured a minimum of 30% in XII in English.
Appearing Candidates can also apply.

Application Form

The process of filling the WBJEE 2020 Application Form has ended on 13 November 2019. The correction window was open from November 14 to 16 November 2019. The candidates who wish to apply for WBJEE Application Form can follow the steps given below:

  1. Visit the official website of WBJEE 2020.
  2. Click on the “Registration” tab.
  3. Enter your personal details like name, date of birth, contact details and email address.
  4. Press submit.
  5. You will receive your registration number along with your password on your registered phone number and email I.D.
  6. Log in using your credentials and fill WBJEE 2020 Application Form.
  7. Enter the details asked in the form like your domicile, category, PwD status, home district, family income, nationality, religion and choose 3 WBJEE exam centres.
  8. Upload scanned copies of your passport size photo and signature in the prescribed size and format.
  9. Pay the application fee using Netbanking/Debit Card/Credit Card as per your category.
  10. Download the confirmation page and print it for future reference.

Application Fees

Category WBJEE Application Fee
General/ EWS INR 700
SC/ ST/ OBC-A/ OBC-B INR 500

WBJEE Exam Pattern

The WBJEE examination is conducted in offline mode (PBT) in two phases, i.e., two papers- Paper-I (Mathematics) and Paper-II (Physics and Chemistry combined). Brief details regarding the WBJEE Exam Pattern are given below:

  • The exam will be held through offline only on OMR Sheet.
  • The total marks of the test will be 200.
  • The questions will be of MCQ(Multiple Choice Questions) type.
  • The candidates can only use only blue/black ballpoint pen.
  • The question paper will comprise of three subjects- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The total number of questions in the paper will be 155.
  • In Category-I, 0.25 marks and in Category-II, 0.5 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no negative marking in Category-III.

Syllabus

The syllabus comprises of three subjects:

  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics

Check the detailed WBJEE Syllabus below:

Mathematics Physics Chemistry
A.P., G.P., H.P. Physical World, Measurements, Units & Dimensions Atoms, Molecules, Chemical Arithmetic
Complex Numbers Kinematics Atomic Structure
Polynomial Equations Law of Motion, Centre of Mass, Friction, Gravitation Radioactivity and Nuclear Chemistry
Permutation and Combination Thermodynamics, Viscosity, Kinetics The periodic table and Chemical Families
Principle of Mathematical Induction Oscillations & Waves Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Binomial Theorem Electrostatics Coordination compounds-
Matrices Current Electricity Chemical Energetics and Chemical Dynamics
Sets, Relations and Mappings Magnetic Effect of Current Physical Chemistry,
Statistics and Probability Magnetics Environmental Chemistry
Trigonometry Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current Chemistry of Carbon Compounds
Coordinate geometry – 2D and 3D Electromagnetic Waves Aromatic Compounds
Calculus Optics Introduction to Bio-molecule

Admit Card

  • The Admit Card was available from 24 January 2020 till the exam date.
  • The candidate can download their admit card from the official website of WBJEE 2020.
  • Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to enter the examination hall.
  • It contains information about the WBJEE Exam Centres 2020.

Result

  • The WBJEE Result is expected to be declared in the 4th week of May 2020.
  • Candidate can check their result in the online mode through the official website.
  • The candidates must log in to the website using their application number and password to check the result.
  • The result will be released as a rank card which will contain the candidate’s ranks, total score and component scores in both the papers.

WBJEE Answer Key

  • The WBJEE Answer Key has been published on 17 February 2020.
  • The candidates had the provision to challenge the answer key. The window for the same was 17 February 2020 to 19 February 2020 (11:59 pm).
  • Candidates can challenge the answer key through online mode by making a payment of INR 500 per question via net banking/debit/credit card/e-Challan. This fee is non-refundable.

Counselling Process

The candidates who qualify the WBJEE buy scoring equal to or more than the minimum cut off marks will be eligible for the WBJEE Counselling Process 2020. It is advised that the candidates check the official website and stay updated regarding the latest happenings of the counselling process. The counselling process will be conducted via offline mode only. On the time of registering for the counselling procedure, the candidate needs to fill their choice of colleges and programs. The whole counselling process is organized in three rounds. Seats will be allotted to the candidates on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the examination on the basis of the merit and the preference of the candidates.

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